Hyderabad: State Election Commissioner Partha Sarathi today said that the candidates who contested GHMC polls should submit their election expenditure details within 45 days of polls announced which is by Jan 18.
In a release here the SEC said that those who failed to give such details will lose the chance to contest for three years and also present corporator post if won.
At a meeting with officials, he asked them to collect details of the same and submit them by January 25. Pratha Sarathi instructed the officials to issue notices to the candidates who failed to follow suit. As per norms, the candidates in the fray are supposed to give such details within 45 days of polls announced which will be Jan 18.
Out of 1122 candidates 999 have submitted those details and the rest of 123 are yet to be received, he maintained. As the Pongal is falling next week the candidates should submit affidavits at the earliest.
He also asked the officials to strictly follow election Commission rules in this regard. The SEC has asked that the officials should give a final report by Jan 25 by the expenditure monitoring committee after scrutinizing the details, Else the 123 candidates will their posts elected and will not be allowed to contest for three years he added.
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